Applications open for livestock producers on Mexican wolf ‘pay-for-presence’ program By Ken Showers
GREENLEE COUNTY — The Mexican gray wolf is in the news once again as the Mexican Wolf/Livestock Council begins to accept applications for payments from livestock producers in 2016.
Launching two years ago, the Mexican Wolf/Livestock Plan reimburses qualified applications for conflicts arising from livestock and their proximity to the wolf populations.
In a news release from the U.S. Game and Fish Department, Southwest Regional Director Benjamin Tuggle said, “The Mexican Wolf/Livestock Council’s payments for wolf presence program recognizes the indirect costs to livestock producers from Mexican wolves, including stress-related weight loss in livestock and other management costs.” Click HERE to read more
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Co-existence is a beautiful word. I hope there will be a lot more projects like this.